December 2012

by Bríd O’Sullivan and Holly Furlong, Learning and Outreach To introduce POETRY ALOUD to the uninitiated, consider approximately 3,200 poems spoken by almost 1,600 students from schools all over Ireland representing 28 counties in 14 regional heats. Now in its 7th year, POETRY ALOUD is a spoken poetry competition for post-primary school pupils, organised by [...]

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by Justin Furlong (Newspaper Librarian); Alexandra Nederlof (Student Conservation Intern from the University of Amsterdam) and Louise O’Connor (Conservator) In February 2012 we were contacted by Tim Lynch, Professor of Neurology at the Dublin Neurological Institute. Ten years ago, during renovations of the Institute’s building at No. 57 Eccles Street in Dublin, an issue of [...]

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